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Prospective Students

At the center of the Michigan Research Community is a diverse group of students eager to explore and discover new knowledge. This year, MRC includes students from EngineeringLiterature Science and the Arts, Architecture. Nearly half of MRC students are from out-of-state and 10% of MRC students hail from other countries. MRC students represent a variety of academic majors, research interests, racial and ethnic backgrounds and geographic regions.

See what MRC students have to say:

Brendan Whitney

LSA '20

"In the MRC, I was able to collaborate with students in a multitude of fields from around the world while creating some of the strongest friendships I've ever had. As a first generation college student, the MRC has prepared me to succeed. If it were not for this community, I would not have been able to achieve what I have so far."


Adrien Beaufils

Mechanical Engineering '20

"The Michigan Research Community provided me with a supportive environment in which to explore my academic interests. Through the MRC, I also met a lot of new and exciting people."

Meghan Brody

History '20

"Being part of the Michigan Research Communtiy gave me wonderful experiences and the confidence to pursue research in my field."




Sujay Shetty

Informatics '19

"Not only did MRC provide a wonderful opportunity to dive into research at Michigan, but I also made friendships that will last a lifetime. Applying to MRC was literally my best decision in college. It helped me professionally, academically, socially, and personally be the best I can be."




To learn more about current MRC students, visit the Meet Current Students section. You can also find more information about benefits and requirements of MRC under Program Requirements, then visit the How to Apply section for details on the application process.